Dewar, John

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Dewar, John Gender: M
John Alexander Dewar
born on 6 June 1856 at 13:15 (= 1:15 PM )
Place Perth, Scotland, 56n24, 3w28
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 15°57' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 00°30 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 00°17'

John Dewar


Chairman of the distilling firm John Dewar and Sons, and a UK Member of Parliament.

Dewar was also a director of Buchanan-Dewar Ltd and of Distillers Company Ltd. He also represented Inverness-shire in the House of Commons from 1900 to 1917 and was twice Lord Provost of Perth. He was created a Baronet in 1907 and in 1917 he was raised to the peerage as Baron Forteviot, of Dupplin in the County of Perth.

He died in 1929

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  • Work : Gain social status 4 January 1917 (Created Baron Forteviot)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Paul Wright quotes birth record


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Vocation : Food and Beverage : Alcohol business (Whisky Distiller)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (UK MP)
  • Notable : Awards : Knighted (Made a baronet in 1907 and Baron in 1917)